Sarracenia


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sarracenia

(ˌsærəˈsiːnɪə)
n
(Plants) any American pitcher plant of the genus Sarracenia, having single nodding flowers and leaves modified as pitchers that trap and digest insects: family Sarraceniaceae
[C18: New Latin, named after D. Sarrazin, 17th-century botanist of Quebec]
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Noun1.sarracenia - pitcher plantsSarracenia - pitcher plants      
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
common pitcher plant, huntsman's cup, huntsman's cups, Sarracenia purpurea - perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland
hooded pitcher plant, Sarracenia minor - yellow-flowered pitcher plant of southeastern United States having trumpet-shaped leaves with the orifice covered with an arched hood
huntsman's horn, huntsman's horns, Sarracenia flava, trumpets, yellow pitcher plant, yellow trumpet - pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids
Translations
Schlauchpflanze
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Notes on tabanid flies and other victims caught by the carnivorous plant, Sarracenia flava.
Remedies: Ammonium Muriaticum, Angustura, Antimonium Crudum, Aurum Muriaticum, Kalinatum, Berberis, Boletus, Cactus, Capsicum, Ceddron, Chelidonium China(and its salts), Cina, Clematis, Colchicum, Colocynthis, Eupatorium Perfoliaattum, Eupatorium Purpureum, Iris, Kalmia, Magnesia Muriatica, Menyanthes, Natrum Muriaticum, Peonia, Prunus, Ranunculus Bulbosus, Sarracenia, Spigelia, Sumbulus, Verbascum.
Bogs in the Northern Lakes Region of Indiana are characterized additionally by the presence of a distinctive suite of ericaceous shrubs including Andromeda glaucophylla, Chamaedaphne calyculata, and Vaccinium macrocarpon, along with carnivorous plants such as Sarracenia (Homoya et al.
These pitcher plants are among the hardiest, especially Sarracenia purpurea, the purple pitcher plant.
Tall form pitchers of the genus Sarracenia and their associates are disappearing from the southeastern United States.
Nevertheless, in spite or perhaps because of the proximity of their publication dates, this hoax in fact shows the greatest debt to Darwin's work on both evolution and carnivorous plants, as its (fictional) author compares the contents of the letter he is about to share with Darwin's "studies of drosera and sarracenia [the North American pitcher plant]," and compares himself to Darwin publishing on evolution: "My special and only motive for publishing prematurely [.
In Sarracenia purpurea, Hymenoptera (Formicidae), Coleoptera, and Gastropoda constitute 69% of total mass of prey.
It is the naturally occurring offspring of the purple pitcher plant and the yellow trumpet, known botanically as Sarracenia x catesbaei.
Yellow trumpets, Sarracenia alata, is an insectivorous perennial herb that occurs infrequently in acidic hillside seepage bogs and wet savannas from central Texas to southern Alabama.
Ellison at the Harvard Forest studying the carnivorous plant, Sarracenia purpurea, the northern pitcher plant.
Pitcher plants such as sarracenia purple flower like the same conditions as other insectivores and, as with any group of plants, once you get the conditions right, the whole plant group should be within your grasp.